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Itasca County

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Deer River Woman Gets Jail, Probation In Swindling Case

A 32-year-old Deer River woman was sentenced Monday to 30 years in jail and five years of probation for swindling money from the DMV she worked at.

10/24/2012

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72-Year-Old Woman Burned Trying To Put Out Grass Fire

A 72-year-old woman was severely burned after trying to put out a grass fire at a rural farm on Monson Lake Road in Itasca County.

10/18/2012

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Woman Gets Probation In Embezzlement Case

A 29-year-old woman was sentenced to two years probation in Minneapolis Federal Court on Monday for embezzling more than $25,000 from the Social Security office she worked at.

08/07/2012

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68-Year-Old Man Drowns In Sand Lake, Near Warba

A 68-year-old man is dead after an apparent drowning on Sand Lake.

07/31/2012

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Cord Electrocutes Owatonna Man At Minn. Boatlift

One man is dead and two other people are injured after an extension cord fell into the water from a northern Minnesota boatlift.

07/25/2012

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DNR Provides Tips For Storm Debris Removal & Disposal

With the large amount of debris left in the aftermath of the recent Bemidji storms, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has provided affected citizens with tips to prevent their homes and yards from becoming fire hazards.

07/06/2012

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Joint Tribal-State Court Gets National Honor

A joint state and tribal court in Minnesota is receiving a national honor for its programs.

06/01/2012

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Woman Changing Tire Critically Injured By Van Identified

A woman was critically injured after a car fell on her while she was changing a tire on the side of the road in Itasca County, Minn.

03/08/2012

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Woman Pleads Guilty To Social Security Embezzlement

A 28-year-old woman who worked for a social security benefits company pleaded guilty in Minneapolis Federal Court on Tuesday to stealing more than $25,000 in those benefits from three clients.

03/06/2012

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Charges: Woman Stole $100,000 From Deer River DMV

A 50-year-old Deer River woman is accused from stealing $100,000 from the city’s Department of Motor Vehicle services where she worked, according to charges filed Tuesday by the Itasca County Attorney’s Office.

01/31/2012

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Authorities Find Body In Itasca County Near Squaw Lake

Authorities are investigating after a body was found Friday near Squaw Lake in Itasca County.

11/26/2011

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Man Facing 9 Charges, Including Using Car As Weapon

Police arrested a man in Itasca County after they say he used his car as a weapon while they were involved in a police chase with him.

11/15/2011

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Police: Teen Abducted At Gunpoint Found Unharmed

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 17-year-old, who was allegedly abducted at gunpoint in Itasca County.

05/21/2011

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2 Die In Itasca County Fire

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a structural fire at 10:55 p.m. Friday. When authorities arrived, they found two victims inside the residence who had died.

05/14/2011

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Animal Shelter Plans To Close, Building Conditions Blamed

A Minnesota animal shelter — currently the only animal shelter in Itasca County — is making plans to close because its ventilation is making workers and pets sick.

04/06/2011

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